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Lesson 6: Subtracting decimals

# More advanced subtraction strategies with hundredths

This video explores the concept of subtracting decimals, specifically hundredths. It demonstrates different strategies for subtracting decimals, emphasizing the importance of understanding place value and the flexibility of breaking down numbers to make subtraction easier.

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• what does compute mean
• to calculate or reckon (a figure or amount).
• what does compute mean?
• *Does not dose, and compute means solve.
• What I do is I put the numbers one under the other and then I solve it. For me, this is the easiest way to do it.
Like this:
8.38-
4.54
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3.84
• Hi do you go to One School?
• Why does Sal say figure out the problem before he does? Like we are watching the video to understand it because we don't...
• If there is a question like 2-0.56. Then can you do 200 hundredths-56 hundredths?
• Yes, this method works because 2 is the same as 200 hundredths.
• That was a little difficult can you do another one to?
(1 vote)
• I was wondering when he said subtract does he mean subcract or add?
(1 vote)
• compite means uh